Howard Dean reminds public of First Amendment’s little known hate speech exception

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Sometimes Howard Dean screaming incoherently on stage is a lot easier to translate than some of his tweets.

As Twitchy noted, UC Berkeley, which had canceled an appearance by Ann Coulter due to safety concerns, dug around a bit and found a super-secret protected venue and a new date. (Coulter maintains she’ll be there on the originally contracted date; #ShePersisted, as it were.)

Former presidential candidate Howard Dean seems a bit bothered that Coulter is being allowed a forum at all, seeing as her brand of hate speech is not protected under the First Amendment.

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It’s gonna be hard to slip that theory past a public that just had a constitutional law professor as president for eight years.

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We understand some believe the Constitution is a living, evolving document, but our old copy doesn’t mention hate speech anywhere, let alone a ban.

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Oh, we remember.

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